Dr. James J. Elist, M.D., F.A.C.S., has been in private practice in Beverly Hills, California since 1982, specializing in urology, specifically in impotency, male sexual dysfunction, and infertility.
Dr. Elist has served as the chairperson and a member of several committees at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and other hospitals, including the Oncology Committee, Ethics Committee, Utilization Committee and Medical Records Review Committee.
Internationally, Dr. Elist has performed surgery and trained surgeons in the Middle East and Europe. Nationally, Dr. Elist is the first surgeon in the Los Angeles area to perform procedures involving penile prosthesis devices manufactured by American Medical Systems.
Dr Elist’s Recognition and Awards
Los Angeles Magazine designated Dr. Elist as “The Best Plastic Surgeon – Urologist” in Los Angeles on July 1998. The Office of Hearings & Appeals elected him to be a United States Government Medical Expert Witness in 1997, 1999, 2001 and 2003.
Dr. Elist has received the National Leadership Award and has been elected as Honorary Co-Chairman of the Physician Advisory Board of the United States Congress.
In the academic space, he has played prominent roles, having spoken at the Chinese Urological Association’s Fifth Annual Congress of Urologists in 1996 and more recently, having presented his published article, entitled “A Retrospective Evaluation of the Safety and Effectiveness of a Silicone Block Implant for Elective Cosmetic Surgery of the Penis” at the 2016 American Urological Association meeting.
Dr Elist’s Associations
Dr Elist Research Interests
James J. Elist MD, F.A.C.S., focuses his research on:
- Male Sexual Dysfunction
- Penile Deformities
- Penile Dysmorphia
- Scrotal Enhancement
- Prostate Diseases
- Male Infertility